Everyone has their hobby, and one of the most paradigmatic is stamp collecting. The hobby has existed since the 19th century when adhesive stamps began to be created, sold, and used. Enthusiasts can count among their members John Lennon, Amelia Earhart, Freddie Mercury, and King George V. But few of even the most elite stamp collectors get to purchase the stamp-collecting holy grail, the Inverted Jenny.
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Earth has four (simplified) layers, like a giant celestial onion. Outside is the solid crust upon which we walk.
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.0 Claude Monet's dreamy paintings of water lilies are some of the most recognizable works of art ever created.